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Meet Alain and discover all the secrets of the Great War in Flanders Fields

Your host Alain will help you trace a special area or dig up information about where family members fought, were wounded or killed.  Please don't hesitate to fill out the Ask Alain form before coming to Ypres.
Alain will dig into his rich archives and work out your own private tour of the battlefields focussing on the elements that really matter to you.



A good night's rest and and a fine English breakfast

The Protea has 4 modern rooms with all modern conveniences and very comfortable boxspring beds.

Our interiors have a touch a South-Africa and create a relaxing atmosphere for a good night’s rest after your day in Flanders Fields.

Have a look at our rooms and our breakfast facilities.

Ypres, a modern city with a rich past

Discover Ypres and its surroundings: the beautiful Market Square, the modern shopping streets, fine restaurants, relaxing walking and cycling tours on the famous Ramparts.


The Protea - Menenstraat 47 - 8980 Geluveld/Zonnebeke - T. +32 57 46 63 39 -